Islamabad, November 16, 2015 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s Ambassador at Large Javed Malik gave a Special Appreciation Award to star cricketer Younus Khan at an impressive ceremony organized in Dubai. The award aims to recognize the record breaking achievements in the world of cricket by the former Pakistan captain and top scoring batsman. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Javed Malik said “Pakistan is full of talent and gifted individuals and it remains our effort not only to recognize them for their achievements, but also highlight their valuable contributions at an international scale, and Younus Khan deserves much more than this for his record breaking performances through which he has entertained cricket lovers around the world. He is a real asset for Pakistan, and someone we are all proud of”. The ceremony also featured a health awareness campaign among the Pakistani Youth and Pakistani community in UAE, in which hundreds of Pakistani Youth and community leaders from Pakistani Association took part. Ambassador Javed Malik appreciated the work of Pakistan Association and Pakistan Youth Forum and complimented Dr Jamila Haq, Dr. Feisal and Mr. Zahid Trimizi for organizing a well attended ceremony.
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